Vernon and Donna Bass, Okabena, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melody Bass, to Michael Kurtti, Goodhue.
The bride-to-be is a graduate of Southwest Star Concept School in Okabena and Winona State University. She is a employed as a teacher with Minnesota Connections Academy, St. Paul.
The groom-to-be is a graduate of Goodhue High School and attended Rochester Community College. He is employed by Dell in Eden Prairie.
The couple plans an Aug. 12 wedding in Goodhue.